An Expensive Amusement.

An Expensive Amusement.

A serious fire occurred at the Tedeschi Match Factory in Naples. It was caused by two of the employees pelting each other with boxes of matches. The matches became ignited and set the whole building on fire. A panic prevailed among the work-people, who were mostly women, and a large number threw themselves from the lower windows, several being injured. The fire was not got under control until after five hours exertion on the part of the brigade, seconded by the troops. The damage is estimated at 25,000 lire.

An Expensive Amusement.

An Expensive Amusement.

A serious fire occurred at the Tedeschi Match Factory in Naples. It was caused by two of the employees pelting each other with boxes of matches. The matches became ignited and set the whole building on fire. A panic prevailed among the work-people, who were mostly women, and a large number threw themselves from the lower windows, several being injured. I he fire was not got under control until after five hours exertion on the part of the brigade, seconded by the troops. The damage is estimated at 25,000 lire.